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Sports Shorts for Sept. 30: A weekly wrap-up of MIT varsity athletics

Men’s cross country attains highest national ranking ever; field hockey remains undefeated

Overall and Conference Records (As of Sept. 30)
Field Hockey: 9-0 (2-0 NEWMAC)
Football: 2-1 (0-1 NEFC)
Men's Soccer: 5-3 (2-0 NEWMAC)
Women's Soccer: 5-2-2 (1-1 NEWMAC)
Women's Tennis: 5-0 (5-0 NEWMAC)
Women's Volleyball: 12-5 (3-1 NEWMAC)
Water Polo: 4-9 (4-5 CWPA North)

National Rankings
#3 – Women's Cross Country
#6 – Men's Cross Country
#7 – Water Polo
#11 – Women's Sailing
#13 – Women's Soccer
#15 – Co-ed Sailing
#17 – Field Hockey

Men's Cross Country
9/28 – MIT Men's Cross Country Finishes First at Purple Valley Classic
9/25 – Men's Cross Country Makes Historical Leap to Top 5 in National Rankings

Women's Cross Country
9/28 – No. 3 Women's Cross Country Finishes in Second at the Purple Valley Classic

Football
9/28 – Salve Regina Comes Back in Fourth Quarter to Defeat MIT, 29-21

Field Hockey
9/28 – Duffy Scores Twice as Engineers Blank WPI, 2-0
9/26 – No. 17 MIT Defeats Endicott, 4-2
9/25 – Teplensky Collects ECAC Weekly Field Hockey Honors
9/24 – Field Hockey Climbs Up NFHCA Coaches Poll
9/23 – Teplensky Named NEWMAC Offensive Player of the Week

Sailing
9/23 – Sailing Continues Strong Start to Season

Men's Soccer
9/28 – Men's Soccer Takes Exciting 3-2 Win over Babson

Women's Soccer
9/28 – #13 Women's Soccer Blanked by Springfield
9/24 – MIT Women's Soccer Moves up National and Regional Rankings

Men's Tennis
9/28 – MIT Men's Tennis Opens Season at ITA Regional Championships

Women's Tennis
9/29 – Women's Tennis Wraps Up Successful Appearance At Regional Championships
9/16 – Quisenberry Named NEWMAC Singles Player of the Week

Women's Volleyball
9/28 – Women's Volleyball Sweeps Smith and Framingham State
9/24 – Engineers Sweep Mount Holyoke, 3-0

Water Polo
9/29 – Engineers Fall to Harvard in Close 13-10 Game
9/28 – Water Polo Defeats Conn. College and Falls to Brown at Home Opener

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